April 19, 2011
BABCOCK, Wis. - People who want to learn more about Wisconsin's marshland frogs and toads can join herpetologist Dan Nedrelo on a night-time adventure finding frogs at Sandhill Wildlife Area, Saturday evening, May 14. The event will include a discussion of frog ecology and status, and then participants will search for and identify the croakers in their marshland boudoirs.
Hip boots are required for this swampy soiree and are available upon request, and participants should bring their own meal and refreshments if desired.
Registration is limited to 25 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by mailing in a registration fee of $20 per person by May 6.
Checks should be made out to DNR-Skills Center. Include the name of each participant and the address and daytime phone number of one person in each party. Participants may stay in the center's dorm on the night after the course for a donation of $15 per person per night. Send your registration fee to: Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center, PO Box 156, Babcock, WI 54413. Inquiries on the status of registrations may be sent via email to: Richard.Thiel@wisconsin.gov.
The Sandhill Outdoor Skills Center is 20 miles west of Wisconsin Rapids on County Highway X, 1 mile north of Highway 80 near Babcock on the 9,000-acre DNR Sandhill Wildlife Area.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandhill Skills Center at: (715) 884-6333 or (715) 884-2437